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Anyone been referred out???

dd is 4 almost 5 and we recently had a sleep study done which revealed a mild sleep disturbance?? im not even really sure what that means to be honest!! but now they referred us out to a pulmonologist?? we go in for our first appointment thurs the 17th. has anyone else had this done??


Asked by rachel216 at 7:55 PM on Jan. 14, 2013 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • It's all related. They might think that her issues are of an asthmatic condition, allergies, etc. A Pulmonologist also would read her sleep study. Maybe he thinks breathing treatments or an inhaler are needed. Maybe there were some periods of brief apnea on the study, but he feels they were more from an asthmatic episode.....

    Answer by m-avi at 8:15 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • im so confused her test results didnt show any kind of sleep apnea?!! so why would they referred out to a lung and respiratory specialist??


    Comment by rachel216 (original poster) at 8:03 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • have any of your children or grandkids gone through this?? but your explination makes alot of sence too

    Comment by rachel216 (original poster) at 8:18 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • No, I was a Respiratory Therapist.

    Answer by m-avi at 8:24 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • oh well thats awesome! i feel a lil better now thanks :)

    Comment by rachel216 (original poster) at 8:32 PM on Jan. 14, 2013

  • Sure. It's not a big deal. They are coordinating care to cover what is causing the sleep disturbance. Sounds like you have excellent doctors.

    Answer by frogdawg at 6:24 PM on Jan. 17, 2013

  • Yes my daughter had a sleep study due to severe asthma.

    Answer by booklover545 at 2:10 PM on Jan. 22, 2013

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